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Gates Reopen At Melbourne Zoo Post COVID Lockdown

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Melbourne Zoo is Now Open

Reopened On

June 1, 2020

Safety Measures

🚶🏻‍♂️🚶🏻‍♂️Social Distancing

😷 Mandatory Masks

👮‍♂️ Reduced Capacity

💳 Only Card Accepted

New Rules and Guidelines

  • Zoo visitor numbers will be limited to a maximum of 2500 people per day.
  • Zoo Member tickets will be free but must be booked online in advance.
  • Please note that even 0 4 year old children require an online ticket.

Melbourne Zoo Reopening Date - 1st June 2020


The Melbourne Zoo, has reopened its doors on 1st June 2020. Actions have been taken up by the authorities to ensure maximum safety and hygiene is maintained. At the same time creating a fun and safe environment for all.

Melbourne Zoo

Safety Measures & New Rules in Place at Melbourne Zoo


  • Zoo visitor numbers will be limited to a maximum of 2500 people per day
  • Limiting number of visitors to allow for approximately 20m2 per person
  • Any areas of Melbourne Zoo which are in a confined space such as the Butterfly House and Reptile House will remain closed for now to ensure safe physical distancing. However the Elephant Barn and Orang-utan Sanctuary will be open for you to enjoy
  • Signs and staff to ensure physical distancing
  • More hand sanitiser stations
  • Increased cleaning schedules throughout the zoo
  • Additional information for staff and visitors to reduce transmission

Booking Melbourne Zoo Tickets Online


Tickets for Melbourne Zoo are available here

Zoo visitor numbers will be limited to a maximum of 2000 people per day. Due to safety reasons it is now necessary to book tickets online for every member before making a visit to the zoo.

Children between the age group of 0-4 also require an online ticket. However, children under 16 receive free entry on weekends, Victorian public holidays and Victorian Government school holidays.

Melbourne Zoo - Opening Hours


From Monday to Sunday : 9 am - 5 pm

For more information about visiting Melbourne Zoo, refer to the information pagehere

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